The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
XML
County Antrim / Belfast
Rank 28 16 18
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +2
Contract jobs citing XML 10 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 4.69% 4.00% 5.81%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 27.78% 14.29% 13.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 2
Median daily rate £413 - £283
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £375 £359
% change year-on-year
+0.80% +4.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.50 £28.69
% change year-on-year
+20.63% +9.79%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Belfast region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Belfast
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
36 21 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 16.90% 28.00% 43.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 10 20
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £14.34 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Belfast region citing XML as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

XML Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

XML
Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing XML across the Belfast region.

XML Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

XML
Hourly Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing XML across the Belfast region.

XML Hourly Rate Trend in Belfast

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing XML also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Belfast region with a requirement for XML.

1 8 (53.33%) SQL Server
1 8 (53.33%) Web Services
2 7 (46.67%) SQL
2 7 (46.67%) Oracle
3 6 (40.00%) .NET
3 6 (40.00%) HTML
4 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 5 (33.33%) RDBMS
4 5 (33.33%) Relational Database
5 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (26.67%) JSON
5 4 (26.67%) Metaprogramming
5 4 (26.67%) Bash Shell
5 4 (26.67%) HTML5
5 4 (26.67%) Parallel Processing
5 4 (26.67%) Ab Initio
5 4 (26.67%) Korn
5 4 (26.67%) Resource Management
5 4 (26.67%) Shell Script
5 4 (26.67%) C#
5 4 (26.67%) DB2
5 4 (26.67%) CSS
6 3 (20.00%) T-SQL
6 3 (20.00%) VB.NET
6 3 (20.00%) JMS
6 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (20.00%) Automated Testing
6 3 (20.00%) MVC
6 3 (20.00%) Finance
6 3 (20.00%) Banking

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) CMS
1 1 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (6.67%) IIS
1 1 (6.67%) Kentico
1 1 (6.67%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) EngageOne
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (53.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (33.33%) RDBMS
2 5 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 4 (26.67%) DB2
4 3 (20.00%) Oracle Database
4 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (6.67%) DB2 UDB
6 1 (6.67%) MongoDB
6 1 (6.67%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Babel
1 2 (13.33%) Jasmine
1 2 (13.33%) Karma Test Runner
1 2 (13.33%) PhantomJS
2 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.67%) Subversion
2 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (20.00%) Banking
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Billing
2 1 (6.67%) Financial Institution
2 1 (6.67%) Investment Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Marketing
2 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (93.33%) Developer
2 5 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Ab Initio Developer
4 2 (13.33%) .NET Software Developer
4 2 (13.33%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (13.33%) C# Developer
4 2 (13.33%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Ab Initio Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Software Developer
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (6.67%) SAP Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Systems Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) Web Services
2 6 (40.00%) .NET
2 6 (40.00%) HTML
3 4 (26.67%) CSS
3 4 (26.67%) HTML5
3 4 (26.67%) JSON
4 3 (20.00%) AngularJS
4 3 (20.00%) JMS
5 2 (13.33%) CSS3
5 2 (13.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (13.33%) WPF
6 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
6 1 (6.67%) Ajax
6 1 (6.67%) Backbone.js
6 1 (6.67%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (6.67%) RESTful
6 1 (6.67%) SAP Fiori
6 1 (6.67%) SAPUI5
6 1 (6.67%) Sass
6 1 (6.67%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (6.67%) Smart Energy
2 1 (6.67%) Social Media
2 1 (6.67%) SWIFT
2 1 (6.67%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Metaprogramming
1 4 (26.67%) Parallel Processing
1 4 (26.67%) Resource Management
2 3 (20.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (20.00%) MVC
3 2 (13.33%) Coaching
3 2 (13.33%) Process Management
3 2 (13.33%) Time Management
3 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Content Management
4 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (6.67%) Data Mapping
4 1 (6.67%) Front End Development
4 1 (6.67%) Graceful Degradation
4 1 (6.67%) Information Architecture
4 1 (6.67%) OO
4 1 (6.67%) Process Improvement
4 1 (6.67%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (6.67%) Web Design
4 1 (6.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) SQL
2 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 4 (26.67%) Bash Shell
3 4 (26.67%) C#
3 4 (26.67%) Korn
3 4 (26.67%) Shell Script
4 3 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 3 (20.00%) VB.NET
5 2 (13.33%) ECMAScript
5 2 (13.33%) ES6
5 2 (13.33%) TypeScript
6 1 (6.67%) Java
6 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
6 1 (6.67%) SPARQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Oracle
2 4 (26.67%) Ab Initio
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (13.33%) Twitter
4 1 (6.67%) SAP